Archive for the ‘SPORTS’ Category

You’re Out? Conn. Minor League Baseball’s Bizarre Strikeout

Monday, May 29th, 2017


It’s the odd strikeout that has gone viral.Connecticut’s Double-A minor league baseball team, the Yard Goats, played the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on Friday. In the top of the eighth inning, with the count…

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Reporter Tweets: ‘Uncomfortable’ at Japanese Indy 500 Winner

Monday, May 29th, 2017


A Denver sportswriter has been fired after tweeting that a Japanese driver winning Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 made him “uncomfortable,” NBC News reported.Terry Frei, the former sports reporter for the…

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Marlins Look to Continue Momentum in Series With Phillies

Monday, May 29th, 2017


The Marlins picked up a rare series victory over the weekend and will next host the Phillies

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Miami Not in NCAA Tournament For First Time in Over 40 Years

Monday, May 29th, 2017


The Hurricanes had won eight of their last 12 games, including two games this past weekend to make the semifinals of the ACC Tournament, but early season losses to Rutgers, Dartmouth and FIU hurt their hopes to…

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Tiger Woods Arrested on DUI Charges in South Florida

Monday, May 29th, 2017


Star golfer Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on charges of driving under the influence in Jupiter, near his South Florida home, sheriff’s deputies said.

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Cubs Hit Road Decked Out in Finest ‘Anchorman’ Attire

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

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Marlins Open Long Homestand Against Angels

Friday, May 26th, 2017


The Marlins will start their ten-game homestand against the Angels on Friday

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Miami-FSU Game Gets Primetime, National TV Spot

Friday, May 26th, 2017


The ACC announced Thursday several games that will be nationally televised during the first three weeks of the 2017 season. The Miami-FSU game, scheduled for September 16th, will kickoff at 8 p.m.

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Donald Sterling Is OK With NBA Ban, But His Wife Disagrees

Thursday, May 25th, 2017


The wife of disgraced former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is looking for a way to lift his lifetime ban from the NBA and clear his name, NBC News reported.Sterling was banned for life from…

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Race Car Costs: The High Price of Fielding a Racing Team

Thursday, May 25th, 2017


Gentlemen, start your engines — of your money-munching machines.While waiting for the flag to drop at the Indianapolis 500 this Memorial Day weekend, are you fantasizing about becoming a race car driver?…

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Amid Grief, Manchester Gets to Cheer Soccer Triumph

Thursday, May 25th, 2017


Sports may be trivial compared to the loss of 22 lives outside a concert Monday, but a triumph on the field for one of Manchester’s most beloved sports teams gave the mourning city an emotional release, NBC News…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Design Revealed

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017


The latest design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium has been revealed. Architect Kengo Kuma emphasized harmony with nature in the centerpiece of the 2020 Summer Games.

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Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton Buys Three-Story Penthouse

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017


Miami Marlins star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has new digs in downtown Miami.

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NBA All-Star Game Will Head to Charlotte in 2019

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017


The NBA announced the 2019 All-Star Game will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 2017 All-Star Game was relocated from Charlotte to New Orleans, Louisiana, because of North Carolina’s controversial…

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Panthers GM Focused on Making Right Hire of Next Coach

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017


Dale Tallon has spent the last month and a half searching both domestically and internationally. His hunt has taken him to Germany and France, and he still isn’t close to naming the Panthers next head coach.

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Marlins Bring Baseball’s Lowest Win Total Into Oakland

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017


The Marlins have the fewest wins in baseball as they begin a two-game series in Oakland

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Heat Working on Pact to Part Ways With Bosh: Report

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017


The Heat are reportedly working on a mutually beneficial deal with Chris Bosh

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LA’s Super Bowl Pushed Back to 2022

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017


Less than a week after it was announced that the opening of the football stadium in Inglewood would be delayed by a year, NFL owners voted Tuesday to relocate the 2021 Super Bowl from Los Angeles to Tampa…

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Former UM Legend, Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy Dead at 48

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017


The Arkansas native transferred to the Hurricanes following his junior college career, helping Miami to the 1989 national championship while also being named an All American that season.

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Aaron Rodgers Helps Get Students Out of Final Exam

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017


Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers helped a group of students in Janesville, Iowa, get out of their sports literature final.

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Panthers Wrap Up Strong Showing in IIHF World Championship

Monday, May 22nd, 2017


The Panthers well represented in the Ice Hockey World Championship which wrapped up on Sunday

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Heat’s Spoelstra Named Finalist for Coach of the Year

Friday, May 19th, 2017


Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was named as a finalist for the NBA’s Coach of the Year Award on Friday

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2017 Preakness Stakes: How to Watch

Friday, May 19th, 2017


The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes is on Saturday, beginning at 6:48 p.m. ET on NBC 6.

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Is the Preakness’ Trophy the Most Expensive in US Sports?

Friday, May 19th, 2017


The owner of this weekend’s Preakness Stakes winner will have a more-valuable horse, an oversized floral garland and fleeting fame. And, of course, a copy of the storied and “priceless” Woodlawn Vase.The…

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Miami Heat, Police Honor ‘Haircut’ Boys for Viral Friendship

Thursday, May 18th, 2017


Preschoolers, Jax Rosebush who is white and Reddy Weldon who is black, were honored by police and Miami Heat players for their genuine display of friendship.

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Facebook to Stream MLB Game Each Friday

Thursday, May 18th, 2017


Baseball fans can like their team’s games with a click starting Friday.

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Derby Winner Always Dreaming Ready for Preakness

Thursday, May 18th, 2017


Todd Pletcher, trainer for Always Dreaming, talks about the Kentucky Derby winner’s mechanics and how he expects the three-year-old to bounce back for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes.

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George W. Bush Photobombs Reporter During Baseball Game

Thursday, May 18th, 2017


Former President George W. Bush took in a Texas Rangers game in Arlington Wednesday night.And he had a little fun with a TV camera during the game.

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Potential Marlins Buyers Having Issues Getting Money: Report

Thursday, May 18th, 2017


The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the big names bidding on the team – including one group led by former MLB star Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush – are having trouble convincing investors who…

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Marlins Head to Los Angeles After Disastrous Homestand

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017


The Marlins finished a 1-8 homestand on Wednesday and will take on the Dodgers next

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